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Rhosydd photography pratice
Posted: 02/04/2018 13:08:04
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First attempt at underground photography.
Rhosydd No9 Adit
Canon Eos 7D
Sigma 10-20mm
2x Fenix 900Lumin headtorches and a flashgun.


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IP: 90.202.174.65 Edited: 02/04/2018 13:41:57 by andynwuk
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Posted: 02/04/2018 16:32:49
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Looks good! IP: 109.157.137.191
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Posted: 04/04/2018 11:46:41
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Generally I use
ISO 200
F/stop around f7
Exposure anything from 10-90 seconds dependant on chamber size
White balance in cloudy to counter my torches blue light

Then lightpainting instead of flash

I’ve Never used flash guns......every time I’ve used a flash underground the pictures have dust/reflections all over the place
IP: 213.205.194.120 Edited: 04/04/2018 11:47:27 by pirateluke
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Posted: 04/04/2018 17:56:15
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I've seen plenty that don't - however, they tend to be multiple units and remotely triggered.

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Posted: 06/04/2018 11:39:32
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Lovely pics, thanks for sharing. Were you the pair that went in on Friday and we met just on your way out? IP: 86.144.254.132
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Posted: 06/04/2018 16:40:46
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I use LED torches with diffusers or plastic bags over them to do same job, placed around, I can look through camera viewfinder and see whats going to happen, then caplamp on flood walk round in front to give the job scale.

I have been using a Fujifilm S9600 for about 10 years, it has up to 30 seconds exposure and 10 second timer, I use ASA 100 setting. Recently upgraded to Sony DSH 400 and a Fujifilm XP120 waterproof compact. I have produced some stuff off the XP first attempt, although it has no manual setting. Use program, set to ASA 100, and turn off the flash, it seems OK so far but not had a chance to try it properly.

Obviously, tripods essential.

I am waiting for a memory chip for the Sony. Optimistic as we are up from 9K to 20K on megapixels.

Both bought off eBay. SH XP went for £75, I got a new one with 12 months warranty for £95 inc postage. SH Sony went for £175, mine is a manufacturers return, actually brand new, Buy it now for £145 again inc post but no memory.

eBay is mental, no maybe not, just some who use it.



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Posted: 06/04/2018 17:22:27
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Flashguns for me, far more control I find.



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